Rokeby School once again hosted the Surrey regional U11 sevens tournament on a beautiful autumn day. There were 16 teams entered creating four groups of four with each team playing for a ranking in the “Round of 16” which started the knockout stages of the tournament.

Group ‘A’ was tight with very few goals scored. Edgeborough came out on top with six points, Aldro were a very close second followed by Aberdour then Hoe Bridge. Group ‘B’ saw Shrewsbury House claim maximum points. Parkside went through in second place followed by Newland House then Bishopsgate. In group ‘C’ Whitgift went undefeated to top the group, with King’s House second, Ravenscourt Park third and The Mall School fourth. Hosts, Rokeby, topped Group ‘D’ with seven points, Hall Grove were second on six points, followed by Falcons School for Boys then Oakfield Prep.

In the “round of 16”, Bishopgate manage to hold group winner Edgeborough to a goalless draw, and it was Edgeborough who were successful from the spot. Ravenscourt Park put three pass Hall Grove and Aberdour knocked out Parkside with a single goal. Aldro, Whitgift, King’s House and Rokeby also won their respective games to claim a quarter-final spot. In the quarter-finals Aldro stopped Whitgift’s undefeated run claiming a 2-1 victory. Edgeborough, Shrewsbury House and Rokeby also secured victories.

The semi-finals where set to be tense affairs. Edgeborugh replayed Aldro, both teams battled hard but could not be separated, meaning they would have to settle the score on penalties. Edgeborough came out on top, after some fine goalkeeping. Shrewsbury House managed to slot one pass Rokeby which was enough to see them into the final.

The final was an extremely exciting game that showcased the excellent football seen throughout the whole day. Shrewsbury House took the lead but Edgeborough maintained their composure and pulled the game back level with a fantastic goal at the far post. Despite numerous opportunities neither team could secure the win in normal time. Extra time was played and just as it looked to be going to penalties Shrewsbury House managed to find the back of the net and secure their title as Surrey Champions. Both teams will now have the experience of attending the National Finals at St. George’s Park in April 2018. 

Full Results


2012-13 Portsmouth Grammar School
2013-14 Cumnor House
2014-15 Whitgift
2015-16 Whitgift
2016-17 Whitgift
2017-18 Shrewsbury House

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SEASON 2017-18

Sun 26th Nov
ISFA North v. South
U18 & U16 matches
(Shrewsbury, 2.00)

11th-12th Dec
ISFA U15 & U14
Representative Camp
(St. George’s Park)

12th-13th Dec
ISFA Girls U18 & U16
Representative Camp
(St. George’s Park)

13th-14th Dec
ISFA U18 & U16
Representative Camp
(St. George’s Park)

Sun 4th Feb
ISFA U18 v. Welsh Schools
(The New Saints FC, 2.00)

Mon 12th Feb
Scottish Schools v.
English Independent Schools
(Toryglen Centre, Glasgow, 4.00)

Tues. 13th Mar
Boodles ISFA Cup Final
(MK Dons FC, 7.00)

Thurs.15th Mar
Investec ISFA U13 Cup Final
(Burton Albion FC, 1.15)

Thurs 15th Mar
Investec ISFA U15 Cup Final
(Burton Albion FC, 6.00)

7th-9th Apr
ISFA U13 Regional
Representative Festival
(Shrewsbury School)

Tues 24th Apr
Seven-a-Side Tournament
National Finals
(St. George’s Park, 11.00)